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Trends in Landing Page Design for Search Marketers

Landing pages are critical to the success of search marketing and advertising campaigns. To ensure that the destination where consumers end up post-click presents the best opportunity for conversion, let's review three current...

Display Ad Builder from Google the Salvation of Display

Google has announced several improvements to its Display Ad Builder, a service (launched in ’08) which enables advertisers to design display ads for free. Improvements to the platform include: Bulk copying and editing: Advertisers...

A New Way to Advertise: Ambient Point of Action

There is a new breed of online ads out there, and they are gaining in popularity and usage. Ambient Point of Action advertisments (APA) cover the entire Web page where a user is set to accomplish a specific task - such as logging into...

The Good and Bad of Google Instant Previews

Google Instant Previews, the latest of the search giant's innovations, gives the user the opportunity to see a small preview of an entire Web page before clicking through to the website, by clicking on the little magnifying glass...

11 Inspiring (and appropriate) Logo Designs

Looking for some design inspiration? Keep reading. Company logos are not to be taken lightly. They must quickly and effectively convey how we want consumers to view our brands. They must be captivating and attractive but understated...

Boost Sales with Better Buttons

When it’s all said and done, there is no more powerful weapon in an online retailer’s arsenal than the add-to-cart button. Merchants can spend unlimited resources on market research, product development, advertising and...

Principles of Design

The four essential elements for creating captivating websites The four principles of design are balance, rhythm, emphasis and unity. Each one of them is essential for bringing together the different visual elements that are necessary...

10 Questions Before Starting a New Web Project

Developing a website takes time, money and resources. And in today's hyper-competitive landscape filled with new content and expanding Web capabilities, it's important that new projects are planned with scalability in mind...

10 Terrific Testing Tips

Are you basing copy and design changes on your gut feeling? STOP! There is a better way to optimize your website. :: By Lars Johansson :: By using a tool for A/B and multivariate testing, you can see what your visitors prefer and let...

Designing to be The Best

Web users have options -- thousands of them. It's one of the reasons the Web is so useful but also one of the great challenges of Web business. How do you make sure your site is the one that stands out amid the rest and that users...

Long Copy Web Design Techniques

When I first started designing, developing and promoting websites in early 2000, “long-copy” pages were often the standard. While there has been a clear shift towards the “less-is-more” school of design (and...

Bringing Back Scrollers With jQuery

Remember scrollers? I do and have missed them terribly since they went out of design vogue. While there are some holdouts to this traditional design element, using jQuery to scroll text or images adds the necessary Web 2.0 coolness...

Microsoft Cozies Up to Designers and Developers

Microsoft seems to be feeling the heat from other SMB providers. Recently they have launched BizSpark, a discount program for startups. Now they're hoping to entice the designer/developer crowd with WebSiteSpark. The program offers...

Drop Shadow (Layer Effect in Photoshop)

Drop shadows are a useful effect that can be achieved in Photoshop (or GIMP), adding a certain 2.0'ness to your text or images. Let's look at how to create a drop shadow for both images and text now. Note that I'm working...

Zoom Into Dynamic Presentations with Prezi

There are quite a few online tools (as well as desktop software, of course) to help Web professionals develop flash presentations, but none are like UK-based Prezi . The solution is an amazingly quick and easy way to develop what Prezi...

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